The Global Off-Grid Lighting Association outlines progress at recent talks to develop an efficient lighting strategy for West Africa.

The study will help better understand the effects of evening time lighting on aspects of rural community life such as safety, education, productivity and economic development.

The survey seeks to find out about the financing mechanisms already in place, the barriers that are encountered and possible solutions. Support this study by taking a couple of minutes to participate in our online survey!

When we first built our home and considered whether we should go off grid or on grid we chose on grid. In retrospect that may have been the wrong decision.

At the Off-Grid PV workshop on the second day of the Forum Solarpraxis conference in Berlin experts discussed the opportunities, obstacles and trends of the market.

Africa needs to invest about US$100billion in solar power over the next decade if it is to wean itself from sources of energy which are widely regarded as unsustainable.

Stiftung Solarenergie - Solar Energy Foundation Germany - and its counterpart in the Philippines have launched an appeal for aid as the two organisations attempt to help some of the areas worst affected by Typhoon Haiyan.

The largest international development banks are approaching the 21st-century market with 20th-century solutions.

The latest technology of gadget maker Panasonic is the so-called Solar LED Lantern.

Renewable energy entrepreneurs who are citizens of a country in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) are invited to apply to participate in an eight-day training programme for solar photovoltaic (PV) entrepreneurship starting on 18 November 2013.

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